A fatal accident happened at Maiyuni area, along Thika- Mwingi road at around 7:45 pm on Wednesday night.
According to Mwingi Central Deputy Sub County Commander, Nicholus Mutua,the accident, involved a Toyota land cruiser ambulance of Kitui county Mwingi level 4 hospital and a motorcycle.
The ambulance driver, Godfrey Muatha was from Kithyoko direction heading to Mwingi and upon reaching the location of the accident failed to drive at a safe distance and as a result rammed into the rear of motorcycle which was ahead of him and moving in the same direction driven by Joseph Syengo,16 and a pillion passenger,Samson Kyalo,19.
As a result of the impact,the pillion passenger succumbed to injuries at Mwingi level 4 hospital while undergoing treatment. The body was moved to the same hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem .
The ambulance’s font bumper number plate were dented while the motorcyle’s tail light and carriage were extensively damaged. The two vehicles are detained at Mwingi police station awaiting inspection.